To Report Suspected Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation:
Emergency Assistance - Dial 911
Call (440) 997-7777
Agency hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
After-hours: Leave a voice message. Reports can be made by telephone, in person, or by fax. Fax number: (440) 994-2025. The report and the reporter’s name are held as confidential.
The report should include the: The name, address and approximate age of the adult who is subject of the report; The name and address of the individual responsible for the adult’s care, if any individual is, and if he/she is known; The nature and extent of the alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the adult; The basis of the reporter’s belief that the adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
County Departments of Job and Family Services are mandated to investigate and evaluate all reports of suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults age 60 and over.